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Edwards College Film Series: The Fab Five Bookmark and Share

Oct 30

5 p.m. @ The Coastal Theater

Jason Hehir’s 2011 ESPN Films documentary focuses on the Fab Five, a group of men’s basketball players at the University of Michigan in the 1990s who garnered national attention. A tale of recruitment, victory, fame, cultural influence and scandal, the film profiles this group of Wolverines as well as individual members’ experiences and careers on and off the basketball court. The documentary’s premiere on ESPN drew a record-breaking audience of 2.7 million viewers.

Following the screening, Linsay Cramer and Moe Alexander, CCU assistant professors in Communicaion, Media and Culture, will discuss the importance of fame and media coverage in athletics.

Contact Department of Communication, Media and Culture for additional information